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Supported functions in Hive ODBC driver

New Contributor

Hi

I'm looking for a list of supported ODBC functions in the HIVE ODBC driver.. 

I have a particular issue with  { fn EXTRACT(YEAR FROM "datecolumn")  } which is not recognised  but a comprehensive list would be great.

Thanks

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Master Collaborator

@Markyd ,

 

Functions used in Hive queries are usually passed to the Hive service as is. I don't think the ODBC driver does any particular processing or validation of those functions. At the end of the day it's a matter of whether the Hive version you're using supports that function or not, and this depends on the Hive version being used, not the driver version.

 

Here you can see a comprehensive list of Hive functions and the associated Hive version where they were introduced: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/hive/languagemanual+udf

 

Which version of Hive are you using?

Are you using the Cloudera ODBC Drivers for Hive? Which version?

 

Cheers,

André

 

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New Contributor

Thanks for the info, that's very useful. It's Hive 3.1.2, Cloudera ODBC for Hive 2.6.1

 

Interestingly I get the following results querying though the ODBC driver (use native query = false)

SELECT extract (year FROM "datecolumn")   -- accepted

SELECT { fn extract (year FROM "datecolumn")  } -- ParseException 

and yet

SELECT { fn year("datecolumn") } - accepted

 

So there may be an inconsistency in the way the driver parses the ODBC function syntax.

 

Mark

 

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Master Collaborator

@Markyd ,

 

Functions used in Hive queries are usually passed to the Hive service as is. I don't think the ODBC driver does any particular processing or validation of those functions. At the end of the day it's a matter of whether the Hive version you're using supports that function or not, and this depends on the Hive version being used, not the driver version.

 

Here you can see a comprehensive list of Hive functions and the associated Hive version where they were introduced: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/hive/languagemanual+udf

 

Which version of Hive are you using?

Are you using the Cloudera ODBC Drivers for Hive? Which version?

 

Cheers,

André

 

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New Contributor

Thanks for the info, that's very useful. It's Hive 3.1.2, Cloudera ODBC for Hive 2.6.1

 

Interestingly I get the following results querying though the ODBC driver (use native query = false)

SELECT extract (year FROM "datecolumn")   -- accepted

SELECT { fn extract (year FROM "datecolumn")  } -- ParseException 

and yet

SELECT { fn year("datecolumn") } - accepted

 

So there may be an inconsistency in the way the driver parses the ODBC function syntax.

 

Mark

 

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